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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Dartington (made)

  • Date:

    1950 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Trey, Marianne, born 1913 - died 2016 (maker)
    Shinner's Bridge Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, with applied decoration under a salt glaze

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.13-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 43, shelf 7

After studying textiles design at the Royal College of Art in London, Marianne de Trey married the potter Sam Haile, from whom she learned to make pottery. The two took over the Shinner's Bridge Pottery at Dartington in Devon, southwest England, in 1947. The following year Haile died in a car accident, leaving de Trey to continue alone. Her earlier productions were domestic wares, either in slip-decorated or tin-glazed earthenware. These were produced in a production pottery that employed several people and established a regular apprentice scheme. Stoneware was produced at the pottery from the mid-1950s.

Physical description

Stoneware bowl with applied decoration under a salt glaze.

Place of Origin

Dartington (made)

Date

1950 (made)

Artist/maker

de Trey, Marianne, born 1913 - died 2016 (maker)
Shinner's Bridge Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, with applied decoration under a salt glaze

Dimensions

Depth: 15.00 cm, Height: 10.50 cm

Object history note

Acquisition details: see Circ.5-1951

Descriptive line

Stoneware bowl, made by M. De Trey, Shinner's Bridge Pottery, Dartington, 1950

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Watson, Oliver. British Studio Pottery : the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Oxford : Phaidon, Christie's, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1990

Materials

Stoneware; Salt glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Studio Ceramics; Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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